|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||July 25, 2015|
|New vigor’ needed to reduce needlestick injuries, health care group says|
|This Simple Device Protects Your Staff from Needlesticks|
|Becton Dickinson Monopolizing Syringe Market, Suit Says|
|The ‘Nightmarish’ Boston Hotel Where Workers Have To Deal with Vomit, Blood-Soaked Carpets, Needles|
RI Health Clinic Provider Lacks Effective Blood Hazard Safeguards; Employee Sustains Preventable Needlestick Injury
An East Greenwich company that conducts wellness clinics throughout the U.S. inadequately protected its employees against exposure from contaminated needlesticks and bloodborne pathogen hazards*, an inspection by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has found.
|Bill Gates: People inflicted with HIV are living two decades longer|
|Sioux City woman battles stigma associated with HIV|
|New HIV cases soar in Florida|
|HIV Infection Case to be Appealed|
|HIV testing: On the spot and in the clubs on South Beach|
|You Can Live With HIV, But What Happens When You Do?|
Blackburn man infected with HIV by contaminated blood 'could die' before receiving compensation
A MAN who was was infected with HIV by contaminated blood says he ‘could very well die’ before he receives compensation.
|Hepatitis charities are calling on Scots who think they may have been exposed to the virus to get tested as part of a national campaign|
|Adelaide hepatitis C survivors share their stories of infection, acceptance and cure|
|Aboriginal people are disproportionately affected by hepatitis. We know why|
|World Hepatitis Day: Prevent hepatitis. Act now|
|WHO to host World Hepatitis Day in Egypt|
|Hepatitis Awareness Week 2015|
OSAP to present webinar on the hepatitis C virus this August
OSAP to present webinar on the hepatitis C virus this August Dentistry IQ The HCV webinar will give dental health care providers up-to-date information on the natural history and epidemiology of HCV, new HCV therapies, recent screening guidelines...
Viral hepatitis – 400 deaths a day in the WHO European Region could be prevented
Over 13 million people in the WHO European Region live with chronic hepatitis B infection and over 15 million with chronic hepatitis C infection, leading to 400 deaths every day.
|West Nile risk growing throughout the United States|
|Why West Nile virus is more dangerous in the elderly|
|Denver has mosquitoes with West Nile, but no emergency, officials say|
|West Nile virus detected in Utah mosquitoes|
|West Nile virus still around|
|West Nile Virus Gets Boost from US Drought|
|Campaign highlights danger of prescription drug abuse|
|Fight to prevent drug abuse starts in the schools|
|Berrien County requests grant funding to fight drug abuse|
|Learn about drug prevention at Square Jam|
|Nashua hospital launches substance abuse center|
|NH Drug Czar Offers Opioid Crisis Recommendations|
|Va. youth conference focuses on substance abuse prevention|
|Drug prevention group celebrates 25th anniversary|
|Ebola Survivor Writes a Book about His Experience|
|President Koroma attends AU International Ebola Conference|
|Scientists fault WHO case definition on Ebola|
|Ebola Virus Disease not yet defeated in West Africa|
|Liberian community in the Triangle celebrates Ebola-free Independence Day|
|Ebola created a public health emergency—and we weren’t ready for it|
|Sierra Leone president unveils post-Ebola 'battle plan'|
|A year later: Hero doc reflects on surviving Ebola|
|Ebola: How Christian students in Sierra Leone helped save their country|
|Ebola survivor Kent Brantly visits the Upstate|
SampLok Adapter Cap
One product that is used to fill blood culture bottles with blood sample is the
SampLok® Adapter Cap from ITL Corporation. It is a versatile device for safe blood sample collection and sample transfer into blood culture bottles and test tubes. With an integrated safety lid, the SampLok
Adapter Cap provides safety to healthcare workers by reducing the risk of needle stick injury. The SampLok Adapter Cap’s flexible design allows sampling with a variety of culture bottles and vacuum test tubes.
Qlicksmart BladeSINGLE provides a simply safer way to remove and contain used scalpel blades in sterile operating environments. This world-first single-handed scalpel blade remover prevents the dangerous injuries commonly caused by removing blades with fingers, forceps or re-sheathing techniques.
BladeSINGLE enables single-handed "passive" activation - keeping hands out of harm’s way. The clear casing of the cartridge allows easy and accurate counting.
Controlling liquid infectious waste continues to present multiple challenges. As regulations tighten and operating costs rise, it’s important to find a safe,
cost-effective solution that’s affordable and provides minimal environmental impact. The QUICK-DRAIN™ Systems from Bemis simply and effectively address your challenges, from staff safety to regulatory compliance to cost-effective disposal of liquid infectious waste.
Packaging your drug in a prefillable syringe with a safety feature will provide protection for health care workers and patients against accidental needlestick injuries. The NovaGuard SA (Staked-needle Automatic) syringe system can be deployed using a single-handed technique to shield the exposed needle.
· Mitigates glass flange breakage
· Bulk packaging enables automated assembly
· Designed to prevent pre-activation
· Uses standard plunger rods
· Tamper resistant
To learn more about using the NovaGuard SA syringe system for your drug product, or for information on any of West’s injectable drug packaging or delivery system technologies, click here.
*For investigational use only by our pharmaceutical and biotechnology development partners. West markets the NovaGuard SA technology as an integrated system. Final assembly is completed by the pharmaceutical company.
West and the diamond logo and NovaGuard™ are trademarks or registered s of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions.
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